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MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 2:30am PST
out? >> yeah, this could be 100,000 jobs over the next three years as well. michelle obama was right in saying this is absolutely historic. and it goes back to the fact that veterans have a higher unemployment rate than the broader nonveteran population. it was 12% previously, got down to 10% in 2012, but that compares with nonveterans who have an unemployment rate of 7.9%. if it comes through, it could mean 100,000 new jobs at walmart and would be historic. they already employ about 100,000 veterans out of a total work force of 1.4 million. back to you, bill. >> a great story. cnbc's steve sedgwick live in london. >>> shoot us an e-mail why you're awake waytooearly@msnbc.com. >>> still ahead, lance armstrong comes clean. big surprise, right? telling oprah how he won his seven tour de france victories. >>> and clarence thomas breaks his silence on the bench after seven long years. it must have been really important. we'll tell you what he had to say. >>> and we'll get a check on weather with the lovely dylan dreyer when "way too early" comes right back. >>> a commercial aircraft, a u
FOX Business
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm EST
saying, you know what? we like this too. here is what first lady michelle obama is saying about wal-mart's announcement. no one serving our country should fight for a job when they return home. wal-mart is serving as a groundbreaking example for the private sector to follow. it is interesting story coming out of wal-mart. david: liz macdonald, great story. thank you very much. appreciate it. coming up next a look at the latest in high-tech. a robotic child that can show emotion. kind of scary. but you want to see the video. ♪ . liz: now let's go off the desk and into the future. this is kind
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
day. he says all vets without a dishonorable disharj are eligible. first lady michelle obama called the decision historic and says she will urge other companies to do the same thing. critics say wal-mart officials are trying to repair the company's image, after discriminations of unfair labor practices. be that as it may, rick newman is here, author of the book, "rebounders: how winners pivot from setback to success. i am sure what every veteran has been dreaming about is being a stock -- re-stocker at wal-mart. but >> i don't think that's why they went into the military, to stock shelves. it is a nice gesture by wammart. tell certainly is a good cause. their heart's in the right place. wal-mart has had controversy, recently, accused of cutting benefits, keeping people on part-time status so they don't have to pay for full-time status. will the policies be different with veterans? the you keep them on part-time status so they don't get benefits? or will you give them a better path to success? walpart is controversial because it is the largest seller of guns and it doesn't want to b
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
in the direction of this country. >> you ran on repealing obama care. >> i sure did. >> why didn't you co-sponsor the bill with michele bachmann when it was introduced? >> against i've only voted a couple times. i wasn't here i believe when it came throughivities it was the first bill introduced in the 113th, michele bachmann's former repeal of obama care, apparently has no co-sponsors. >> i'll have to go back, if we can jump on that, i will definitely be on that 100%. >> have you had a chance to meet michele bachmann and other tea party leaders witness the party? >> yes, sir, i have. >> what is your take? is the goal to work more cohesively within the new 113th and the republican caucus in general? or is it to be more, again, looking for the accountability that you are, probably a little more obstinate? >> no, i think what you'll see out of the 113th congress is we will come together, we will have better consensus and a better message action a clearer message when we come out of the conference and you'll see more unanimity -- sometimes that word is hard for me -- but more people behind t
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
from first lady michelle obama who has campaigned for this issue that veterans should be hired. other companies are veteran friendly and they make note of it in their job postings, that they make a commitment to hiring returning veterans. you look at the unemployment rate, it's falling at a pretty good clip for veterans. the only group that has a rate before the national average is veterans of the most recent wars, so-called gulf era ii wars in iraq and afghanistan. unemployment in that group was about 13% a year ago. about 225,000 remain unemployed. so hopefully this new walmart program could be a big dent in that number. the program launches on may 27th, memorial day. >> those veterans of the other wa wars are probably retired now, so 10% is still ate fr pretty b number. thank you very much. >>> can lance armstrong redeem himself? facebook.com/carolcnn. as you . would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replen
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
michelle obama who asks others to do the same. >> twisted metal was the scene in egypt. they have army recruits that derailed. 19 people were kill and 100 people injured. >> a child -- all of the suspect communicated online believing they were going to engage in sexual activity with a minor. >> so the controversy neverens for lindsay lohan. the 26-year-old is expected to be arraigned on charges from her car crash on june when she was already on probation. she fired her long time los angeles attorney who promised to somehow keep her out of jail. >> the local news is making headlines. in an article, they describe what went into lance armstrong's decision to grant an interview to oprah winfrey and discuss his use of performance enhancing drugs. he met up in a family vacation on the big island of hawaii. he travelled to denver for a private meeting with the head of the u.s. anti-doping agency as well. >> dieing to see what he said. >> everybody is. >> is it a real apology or -- >> everybody is going to be watching the body language and dissecting it. >> a lot of americans are short changin
FOX Business
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am EST
is michelle obama on the announcement. very positively to walmart move. no one thinks they should have to fight for a job once they return home. no guarantees that the that will get a job, but they are saying, hey, we want you military veterans. there is other news as well, $50 billion in u.s. products is what walmart plans to purchase for its store shelves. urban legend gets a lot of its products overseas, two thirds of its products come from u.s. manufacturers. that is said to increase because asia labor costs are going up and shipping costs are going up as well. dagen: walmart has a history of hiring veterans. this is not anything new. it is illustrated in the executive comments. >> the world's biggest retailer. the workforce about the size of the u.s. military. he wants military veterans. this will be a great pr because of the negative reactions and union protests around the country. it is an interesting pr move. he wants them, he thinks they are great workers. connell: today it is all positive. thank you, liz. dagen: already the largest private employer. despite being non-union. c
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
lady michelle obama is praising walmart for its plan to put veterans to work. the company announced today it will hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years. the jobless rate among former service members is almost 11%. compare that to 7.5% for people who are nonveterans. mrs. obama is challenging other businesses to follow walmart's lead. >>> and as president obama prepares to be sworn in, his kenyan half-brother is preparing a campaign. ma'lik obama tells cnn he's running for governor of a county in kenya where his and the president's father was born. he says president obama gave him the advice to, quote, have thick skin, be honest, and be sincere. ma'lik and president obama are quite close. each served as the other's best man at their weddings. good luck to him. >>> facebook is unveiling a very cool new feature it's calling graph search. it scours the massive social network to answer more sophisticated searches, like, who are my friends living in washington, and maybe find photos of kate and joe, if you so choose. for now, graph search focusing on four main areas, pe
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 10:00am PST
to the decision to possibly hire up to 400,000 workers in five years. here's first lady michelle obama on the news. saying, quote, no one who serves our country should have to fight for a job once they return home. wal-mart is setting a groundbreaking example for the private sector to follow. what is interesting is that the president of wal-mart is a navy veteran. he is saying when he came out of the navy, he got a job making $2 an hour as a dish washer in a restaurant. he is saying he wants to do better, in terms of hiring veterans. it is interesting news out of wal-mart this morning. also, he is saying that he wants to spend $50 billion in wal-mart revenues to make u.s.-made products. >> liz, thanks. an ice storm brewing in the midwest and the deep south. what you need to know, coming up. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. hi, i'm ensure cl
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST
. it seems like something they would want to talk about. >> certainly. even michelle obama was offering, you know, her support saying she wants other retailers involved as well in this program. i'm not sure what happened. >> i am assuming they don't want to put themselves on television because. gun debate that is raging at the moment. it's a very difficult subject for the largest seller of weapons in the united states. if you look at what happened in the wake of the shooting that we had here, they removed the bushmaster ar-15 that killed 26 people from their website. and yet we're still selling semiautomatic guns, and many guns sold out of the semiautomatic guns and they say they're not prepared to change their gun mix. they're right in the heart of that debate as the largest licensed gun seller in the united states, as we get moves almost by the hour. the white house trying to change gun policy. >> exactly. >> reluctantly. they didn't want to go in the first instance and said, we didn't realize how important that it was that we were physically. >> we'll discuss that today as well. i wish i
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
morning. >> i know michelle obama said back in 2009 at the first inaugural, the national service day was her favorite part of the entire event. i also know she and her husband, and the bidens and you would like to grow that event. how do you go about doing it? >> oh, we're so excited. we have events in every state. we have more than 2,000 different events. there will be more than 50,000 volunteer opportunities for people to take advantage of. and on the mall alone, as you mentioned, there will be more than 100 organizations participating in seven different events in what we believe to be the largest service event ever taking place in our nation's capital. >> i was looking, the world giving index shows the united states among the top ten countries with the most generous citizens. americans are committing more and more of their time, their energy and their money to serving others. do you think this is something that crosses all generations? in other words, are people your age and even younger getting involve involved as much as perhaps some older americans are? >> oh, absolutely. you k
Current
Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
the republicans coming over to a picnic, etc. and how relevant this is. let's watch that. >> obama: yeah, when i'm over here at the congressional picnic and folks are coming up and taking pictures with their family, i promise you michelle and i are very nice to them, and we have a wonderful time. but it doesn't prevent them from going under the floor of the house and, you know, blasting me for being big spending socialist. >> cenk: see politico has a huge article about this. the president is not friendly enough. if he was friendlier he would get a deal. that's the biggest load of crap i've heard i'm sick of hearing it. it's not like the galo, you warm my heart. >> who started being friendly, the president did. he was out there with congress, trying to get them--and we were criticizing him for that. it's not working. now they're going to criticize him for not being friendly enough. i wouldn't be friendly to them either. >> cenk: you don't need to be friendly. just kick their ass and they'll do it. the president also said he's looking for poker partners. i would love to do that on two different--c
Current
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
have -- we have a great time, he says. >> obama: when i'm over here at the congressional picnic and folks are coming up and taking pictures with their family, i promise you, michelle and i are very nice to them and we have a wonderful time. but it doesn't prevent them from going on to the floor of the house and blasting me for being a big-spending socialist. >> bill: that kind of goes with the territory. >> yeah. i think every president has to deal with that. >> bill: yeah. there are those. but people tend to be nice. civil. somebody asked me the other day like when i get recognized out shopping or restaurants or kind of whatever, how many people really come up to me and say i hate your guts? and it is almost nobody ever does. there are a lot of people that hate my guts but the people that come up usually just say hi, how are you? nice to see you. enjoy your program or love your work or whatever. >> you realize you just opened up pandora's box. because the next time you get seen -- >> bill: to me, it convinces me most people are chicken because i get all of the hate mail. but --
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